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Qualitative methods conference: Dr Caitlin Notley

This is the fourth in the series of videos from the Qualitative Methods Conference from March 2020. Dr Caitlin Notley from the university of East Anglia talks about using qualitative methods to develop a holistic understanding of the complex web of interactions that influence human behaviour. Caitlin talks about her PhD studying substance misuse behaviours
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Qualitative methods conference: Professor Gerda Reith

The third video in our qualitative methods series features Professor Gerda Reith from the University of Glasgow. Gerda talks about using qualitative research to gain an in-depth understanding of people who gamble. She also talks about working on a five-year longitudinal qualitative study exploring how the social contexts of gambling behaviours can evolve and how
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COVID-19 useful links 18 June 2020

This page contains the latest COVID-19 related links as of 18 June 2020. To access the full catalogue of addiction related COVID -19 resources collected since late March 2020 click here Compiled by Christine Goodair Guidance PHE Operational advice for alcohol, drugs and nicotine in emergency accommodation for people experiencing rough sleeping Harm Reduction/ Treatment
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Qualitative methods conference: Dr Polly Radcliffe

This second video in our new series on qualitative addiction research features Dr Polly Radcliffe from King’s College London. Polly discusses ethnographic research with parents who use drugs and who access treatment services. And how to deal with rejection from journals! We will continue to upload one video every week from the qualitative methods conference
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Addiction News: global opioid policies and treatments during COVID-19

  Global responses to the challenges of COVID-19 have varied from the innovative to the absurd. Many support groups have gone online, resulting in world-wide support networks replacing those that were once very local. Wearable technology for monitoring overdose has been appropriated to help monitor COVID-19 patients. Here is a summary of opioid-related stories that
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Flashback Friday video: meta-cognitive therapy with Professor Marcantonio Spada

This week we head back to last year’s Lisbon Addictions conference. Professor Marcantonio Spada talks about how metacognitive techniques work to change our relationship with negative thoughts. In this case about problematic gambling, but with all the extra time we have spent with our thoughts recently, this has never been more relevant. So, minimise your

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Covid-19

As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.